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Originally posted by JayinAR
reply to post by Jonjonj
You touched on something I wanted to mention earlier about nuances in language.
For someone who doesn't speak English as a native language, but is a linguist, I feel that these folks are very, very prone to dissect the SPECIFIC wording you use in a post, without having a grasp of the context in which you intended your words to carry.
For instance, when I said, "later on I am gonna TEAR into these guys"... that was probably viewed as an actual threat.
It goes back to what I posted way, way earlier in the thread. The site has entire dissertations written about how certain verbs nearly always carry a negative meaning.
Cause "the cause of her disease" (shucks, I can't remember the other two, but there were three specific terms used as an example)...
At any rate, there is a translation barrier here, regardless of these folks being gifted linguists or not.
Which brings to mind something that Direne said two days ago about Ayndryl's views. She said Ayndryl holds the view that any face-to-face encounter with another person is always doomed to fail for the exact same reasons I mentioned above!
Gosh I am confused.
At any rate, these people hold privacy on the internet and RESPECT in very, very high regard.
Originally posted by Jonjonj
Indeed, I agree with you totally, It is funny, but that's maybe because I have a sense of humour. However, and here is the thing, I see no joke here, I see nothing that is based on humour. Only logic.
Originally posted by Jonjonj
reply to post by JayinAR
To be honest I have no interest in if they have money or not, in fact I have no interest in anything at all about them now but the intelligence they have shown. It's like a magnet, and makes me wonder WHY the dark side? No idea about that at all, things beyond my scope, and intelligence, and maybe even morality I guess. Fascinating.
Originally posted by sadybull
If it was meant to detract people away. Would it not be public for people to watch those videos? I think those videos are NOT meant for the public. (clearly they are not) Notice how there is barely any views on ANY of those videos through youtube? I don't see how you can believe those are meant to stop people from looking further at other things on the site. It took me awhile to navigate the site and get to those videos. If what you say is true, why not put them on the main homepage to boogeyman you away? I'm trying to get where you are getting your view. I think there is a subliminal meaning to those videos. Most certainly. Just NOT for the public. But for the small group of contributors. So what purpose to each other are those videos? That's my million dollar question. Lets ask Alex Jones. LMFAO
I'll tell you what, I'm concerned too, but mostly over the idea that someone is paying to develop a language based on universal phonemes which features the advantage of controlling meaning and nuance.
All this poo poo is being contracted out, and recruiting/testing methodology would look a lot like the FL site.
Don't be too worried about the vids, they have a couple of trick ponies, but like all witchcraft, it's only as effective as the viewer permits.
Mostly, the (frankly) cheesy aesthetic serves as a decoy. And, judging by the responses, a very good one.